Georgia Sales Tax Rate Changes for 2017 Georgia: Sales Tax Handbook


2017 Georgia Sales Tax Changes

Over the past year, there have been six local sales tax rate changes in Georgia. This table lists each changed tax jurisdiction, the amount of the change, and the towns and cities in which the modified tax rates apply. This page will be updated monthly as new sales tax rates are released. For other states, see our list of nationwide sales tax rate changes.

Change Date Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax Change Cities Affected
May 2016 Towns County
Raised from 7.00% to 8.00%
Hiawassee and Young Harris
May 2016 Hancock County
Raised from 7.00% to 8.00%
May 2016 Pulaski County Lowered from 7.00% to 6.00% Hawkinsville
May 2016 Randolph County Lowered from 8.00% to 7.00% Cuthbert, Shellman and Coleman
May 2016 Atlanta (Dekalb Co)
Raised from 8.00% to 8.50%
May 2016 Atlanta (Fulton Co)
Raised from 8.00% to 8.50%
Atlanta, Alpharetta and Fairburn

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